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FtNiagara

The Fort was founded by the French in 1726, captured by the British during the French and Indian War in 1759 and used by the British…

Fort Independence (Vermont)

“Fort Independence” is an infrequently used and incorrect alternative name for the extensive Revolutionary War fortifications located on Mount Independence in Orwell, Vermont. Although “Fort Independence”…

Fort Phoenix

Fort Phoenix is an American Revolutionary War-era fort located at the entrance to the Fairhaven-New Bedford harbor, south of U.S. 6 in Fort Phoenix Park in…

Fort Allen (Pennsylvania)

Fort Allen was a structure, built in 1774 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, for protection from Indian attacks. Roughly 800 pioneer settlers in Hempfield, a…

Fort Klock

Fort Klock, a fortified stone homestead in the Mohawk River Valley of New York State, was built c.1750 by Johannes Klock. On October 19, 1780, the…

Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania)

Fort Pitt was a fort built at the location of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.==Location and Construction==The French began building Fort Duquesne in April 1754 on the…

Fort Antes

Fort Antes was a stockade surrounding the home of Colonel John Henry Antes, built circa 1778 in Revolutionary Pennsylvania in the United States. The fort was…

Fort Laurens

Fort Laurens was an American Revolutionary War fort in what is now the U.S. state of Ohio.==Overview==The fort was built by General Lachlan McIntosh, in 1778,…

Fort Randolph (West Virginia)

Fort Randolph was an American Revolutionary War fort which stood at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers, where the town of Point Pleasant, West…

Fort Augusta

Fort Augusta was a stronghold in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, in the upper Susquehanna Valley from the time of the French and Indian War to the close…